European shares led higher by Carlsberg
* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.5 pct
* Ahold, Henkel also rally after results
* Osram slumps after new strategy poorly received
* Overall earnings picture remains mixed
By Alistair Smout
LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday, boosted by a spate of well-received earnings reports, with beverage firm Carlsberg higher after its new management outlined restructuring plans.
Denmark's Carlsberg rose as much as 9 percent after it said it would book a $1.4 billion impairment charge and cut staff to return to growth. Analysts welcomed the steps, saying the brewer's earnings contained no negative surprises.
Shares in the brewer were last up 6.7 percent. Continuación...